3PL applied to material supply logistics in a Chinese oilfield

Ying Qi, Haisha Zheng, Hong Yan

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Abstract

There are problems of low efficiency but high costs in the supply logistics system of Chinese oilfield. Aiming to reduce the cost of logistics and enhance the efficiency, the petroleum industry in China plans to outsource all its functions of supply logistics. This study adopted a cost measurement model to help the mangers to make a decision. Data are collected from a real accord of a big Chinese oilfield. Results can be drawn and arrive at the two conclusions: it is not a reasonable decision to outsource all products logistics functions; those low valued, large volume and non-special products will enjoy the advantages provided the 3PL company.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationICLEM 2012
Subtitle of host publicationLogistics for Sustained Economic Development - Technology and Management for Efficiency - Proceedings of the 2012 International Conference of Logistics Engineering and Management
Pages1139-1145
Number of pages7
Publication statusPublished - 1 Dec 2012
Event2012 International Conference of Logistics Engineering and Management: Logistics for Sustained Economic Development - Technology and Management for Efficiency, ICLEM 2012 - Chengdu, China
Duration: 8 Oct 201210 Oct 2012

Conference

Conference2012 International Conference of Logistics Engineering and Management: Logistics for Sustained Economic Development - Technology and Management for Efficiency, ICLEM 2012
CountryChina
CityChengdu
Period8/10/1210/10/12

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering

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